Science Quotes

Chapman cohen, (1868 - 1954) - gods are fragile things; they may be killed by a...
Living with a conscience is like driving a car with the brakes on.
Budd Schulberg

I am among those who think that science has great beauty. A scientist in his laboratory is not only a technician: he is also a child placed before natural phenomena which impress him like a fairy tale.
Marie Curie
As soon as questions of will or decision or reason or choice of action arise, human science is at a loss.
Noam Chomsky, in a television interview
Erich fromm - if faith cannot be reconciled with rational...
Science advances through tentative answers to a series of more and more subtle questions which reach deeper and deeper into the essence of natural phenomena.
Louis Pasteu

Look to your health; and if you have it, praise God and value it next to a good conscience; for health is the second blessing that money cannot buy; therefore value it, and be thankful for it.
Izaak Walton
Physics is the science of all the tremendously powerful invisibilities - Of magnetism, electricity, gravity, light, sound, cosmic rays. Physics is the science of the mysteries of the universe. How could anyone think it dull?
Dick Francis, Twice Shy
Destiny is but a phrase of the weak human heart - The dark apology for every error. The strong and virtuous admit no destiny. On earth conscience guides in heaven God watches. And destiny is but the phantom we invoke to silence the one and dethrone the other.
Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer - Lytton
Science may have found a cure for most evils, but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all - - The apathy of human beings.
Helen Kelle
Nature is earlier than man, but man is earlier than natural science.
Von Weizsacke
Alexis carrel - science has to be understood in its broadest...
Error always addresses the passions and prejudices; truth scorns such mean intrigue, and only addresses the understanding and the conscience.
Azel Backus
Fear is the tax that conscience pays to guilt.
George Sewell
Gods are fragile things they may be killed by a whiff of science or a dose of common sense.
Chapman Cohen
A Sunday school is a prison in which children do penance for the evil conscience of their parents.
H. L. Mencken
Justice requires that to lawfully constituted Authority there be given that respect and obedience which is its due that the laws which are made shall be in wise conformity with the common good and that, as a matter of conscience all men shall render obedience to these laws.
Pope Pius XI
Acceptance without proof is the fundamental characteristic of Western religion, rejection without proof is the fundamental characteristic of Western science.
Gary Zukav, "The Dancing Wu Li Masters".
A conscience is what hurts when all your other parts feel so good.
Life is not an exact science, it is an art.
Samuel Butle
Science cannot resolve moral conflicts, but it can help to more accurately frame the debates about those conflicts.
John Owen
Science is but the statement of truth found out.
I submit that an individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Cowardice asks Is it safe Expediency asks Is it politic But Conscience asks Is it right.
William Punshon
Anthropology is the most humanistic of the sciences and the most scientific of the humanities.
Alfred L. Kroebe
Skeptical scrutiny is the means, in both science and religion, by which deep insights can be winnowed from deep nonsense.
Carl Sagan
The infliction of cruelty with a good conscience is a delight to moralists - That is why they invented hell.
Bertrand Russell
I maintain there is much more wonder in science than in pseudoscience. And in addition, to whatever measure this term has any meaning, science has the additional virtue, and it is not an inconsiderable one, of being true.
Carl Sagan
Guilt resembles a sword with two edges. On the one hand, it cuts for Justice, imposing practical morality upon those who fear it. But there is another side to that weighted emotion. Conscience does not always adhere to rational judgment. Guilt is always a self - Imposed burden, but it is not always rightly imposed.
R. A. Salvatore, Sojourn
The Religion that is afraid of science dishonors God and commits suicide.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Sleep is often the only occasion in which man cannot silence his conscience; we forget what we knew in our dream.
Erich Fromm
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
Albert Einstein, "Science, Philosophy and Religion: a Symposium", 1941
Science cannot stop while ethics catches up - - And nobody should expect scientists to do all the thinking for the country.
Elvin Stackman
Almost all reformers, however strict their social conscience, live in houses just as big as they can pay for.
Logan Pearsall Smith
Every attempt to employ mathematical methods in the study of chemical questions must be considered profoundly irrational and contrary to the spirit of chemistry... If mathematical analysis should ever had prominent place in chemistry - An aberration, which is happily almost impossible - It would be a rapid and widespread degeneration of that science.
Auguste Comte, Philosophie Positive (1830)
Science conducts us, step by step, through the whole range of creation, until we arrive, at length, at God.
Marguerite de Valois
A guilty conscience needs no accuser.
In our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either.
Mark Twain
Science is organized knowledge.
Herbert Spence
Most advances in science come when a person for one reason or another is forced to change fields.
Peter Borden